Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at Eldridge Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Carbon Hill. Vance Hutton and Lonnie Ingram will officiate.
She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas McCluskey; mother, Mae Doris Sprinkle McCluskey; sons, Jason Sawyer and infant Sawyer; niece, Alisa Dobbins Beasley; grandparents, Elbert McCluskey, Dela McCluskey, Lena Sprinkle and Mose Sprinkle; mother-in-law, Mary Francis Sawyer; father-in-law, Clarence Sawyer; brother-in-law, Wayne Sawyer; and sister-in-law, Mary Ann Sawyer.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Charles Sawyer of Carbon Hill; sons, Jeff Sawyer of Carbon Hill and Jeremy Sawyer (Brooke) of Carbon Hill; grandchildren, Spencer Sawyer, Chandler Sawyer, Parker Sawyer and Preston Sawyer; nephew, Phillip Dobbins of Jasper; niece, Terra Harbison (Kendale) of Nauvoo; great-nieces, Jessica Price (Joey) and Brittney Amereson of Jasper; great-great-nieces, Haleigh O’Rear and Kyla Beasley; great-nephews, Braden Amerson of Nauvoo, DaKota Dobbins of Jasper and Justus Price of Nauvoo; and special uncle, Herschel Sprinkle of Carbon Hill.
Pallbearers will be Shorty Tucker, William Simpson, Landon Farris, Jim Burton, Tony Roden and Charles Patton.